Skills, Training and Human Resource Development

Skills, Training and Human Resource Development : A Critical Text

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Taking a critical perspective, Skill, Training and Human Resource Development focuses on the way people are developed at work; the skills that are encouraged, the way they are controlled and the implications they have for people. It draws on a wide range of research and covers an array of organizational practices.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 22mm | 399.17g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 272 p.
  • 140394802X
  • 9781403948021
  • 1,100,996

About Irena Grugulis

IRENA GRUGULIS is a Professor of Employment Studies and the Head of the Human Resource Management Group at Bradford University School of Management, UK.show more

Table of contents

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Human Resource Development.- Skills at Work.- International Comparisons: Skills and Employment Systems.- Vocational Education and Training in Britain.- New Skills for Old? The Changing Nature of Skill.- Emotions and Aesthetics for Work and Labour: The Pleasures and Pains of the Changing Nature of Work.- Managing Culture.- Management and Leadership Development.- Knowledge Work and Knowledgeable Workers.- Developments and Developing in the New Economy.- References.- Index.show more